Class begins Oct. 12, 2020
Class begins Oct. 12, 2020

NEW! ECPC is now Pell Grant eligible

Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC)

New Class Begins Oct. 12 | 600-Hour Program 
This 600-hour program has four occupational completion points - 1) Child Care Worker 1, (2) Child Care Worker 2, (3) Teacher Aide - Preschool and (4) Preschool Teacher. Each level consists of classroom instruction and direct work with children. Completion of all four levels of the ECPC program meets the staff credential requirement for the Florida Department of Children and Families.
T.E.A.C.H Scholarship eligible program
NEW! Now Federal Pell Grant eligible program
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Enroll Now - Start Class Oct.12

Courses included in the ECPC program

Enrolling Now. Program begins Oct. 12, 2020
Fall Term 2020 at NFC
HEV 0870 (OCP A) - 42 hours
  • Class Dates: October 12 - November 8
  • Class meets virtually Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 5:00-8:30 p.m.
  • Mandatory DCF 40-hour training is completed during OCP A; if a student submits documentation of training, then OCP A will be articulated
HEV 0871 (OCP B) - 28 hours
  • Class Dates: November 10 - December 7
  • Class meets virtually Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00-8:30 pm
Spring Term 2021 at NFC
HEV 0872 (OCP C) - 28 hours
  • Class Dates: January 12 - February 7
  • Class meets virtually Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00-8:30 pm
HEV 0873 (OCP D) - 28 hours
  • Class Dates: February 9 - March 7
  • Class meets virtually Tuesday and Thursday, 5:00-8:30 pm

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program

North Florida College Early Childhood Education programs are eligible for the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program. The T.E.A.C.H. program provides training and compensation to improve the quality of early childhood care and education experiences by providing scholarships for caregivers and center directors.
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T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program - It's More Reasonable Than You May Think!
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More Info: Heather Smith | 850-973-9454 |

Instructor Denise Callaway | 850-973-9449 | 

North Florida College | Early Childhood Education | Career and Workforce Education 

North Florida College
325 NW Turner Davis Dr. Madison, FL 32340

North Florida College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of North Florida College. The official SACSCOC website is

North Florida College is dedicated to the concept of equal opportunity and access to all programs and activities. In accordance with federal and state laws, and College policy, NFC does not discriminate in any of its policies, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, gender, sex, religion, ethnicity, national origin, race, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Inquiries or complaints regarding equity issues of any nature may be directed to Denise Bell, Equity Coordinator, 325 NW Turner Davis Drive, Madison, FL 32340, Telephone 850-973-9481 or email

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